What you need to know is that the lock was placed on the *outside* of the gate with the sole purpose of keeping the boy inside the fence. I thought we had at least another year before he could reach over the top to flip the latch. I underestimate the boy.
I guess we will have to keep the prison yard free from sticks and do a pat-down search of all visitors to check for contraband. Lord, please use this criminal mind to bring you glory. Amen.